Narrow escapes of World War II
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SummaryThis series explores thirteen daring escapes by Allied and Axis forces alike. It features operations that took place all over the world. Narrow escapes reveals exploits of bravery that helped shape the outcome of the Second World War.
Contentsdisc 1. The Amiens raid ; The Doolittle raid ; Wingate and the Chindits ; The Black Battalion
disc 2. Luck Laycock's escape from Crete ; Manstein holds the line ; The siege of Kohima
disc 3. Roy Urquhart's escape from Arnhem ; Morshead holds Tobruk ; Evacuation in the Baltic
disc 4. Moore's march ; Operation Pedestal ; Breakout through Hell's Gate.
World War, 1939-1945
World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Prisoners and prisons.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial operations, British.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Evacuation of civilians.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Military intelligence.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Missing in action.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Reconnaissance operations.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Refugees.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Underground movements.
Documentary television programs.
Historical television programs.
Nonfiction television programs.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
|Publisher|| [Silver Spring, Md.] :Athena :2012
Distributed by Acorn Media U.S,
|Edition||Original uncut U.K. broadcast ed.|
|Other Titles|| Narrow escapes of World War 2
Narrow escapes of World War two
WMR Productions (Firm), production company.
IMG Entertainment (Firm), production company.
Athena (Firm), publisher.
Acorn Media (Firm), publisher.
In English; with optional English subtitles for the deaf and hearing impaired (SDH).
Title from container.
Program content: c2011.
Originally broadcast on television in Great Britain in 2011.
"Seen on the Military Channel"--Container.
"Contains graphic images and content"--Container.
Accompanying material may include a viewer's guide (13 p. : ill. (some col.), col. map ; 15 cm.) comprising a timeline; and articles on the war in Europe and in Asia, types of warfare, and the escapes of Hitler and Mussolini.
Bonus features: Profiles of select WWII escapees.
DVD; NTSC; widescreen (16:9) presentation; stereo.
4 videodiscs (approximately 653 min.) : sound, color and black and white ; 4 3/4 in.